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Tourist Places Near Bangalore

There are several tourist places near to Bangalore within 100kms and 250kms for one or more number of days trips. Some places can be covered within one day, some can be planned for a weekend destination from Bangalore and some may need more number of days.

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Places to Visit around Bangalore within 100kms


Nandi Hills
Most popular and beautiful visiting place near Bangalore which is around 60kms from the city located in Chikkaballapur Road. Nandi Hills have many parks, offers beautiful hill views and is perfect place for one day trip from Bangalore. The Best thing about Nandi hills is, this place can be visited by couples, with friends and also suitable for families with kids, as there are many things for the children to do.



Sangama, Mekedaatu, Chunchi Waterfalls

Located in Kanakapura Taluk, Sangama, Mekedaatu and Chunchi Waterfalls are around 95kms distant from Bangalore. River Kaveri runs through different small and big rocks here offering beautiful view to visitors. This place can be dry during the summer season as the riven in the water can be very less. The Best time to visit Mekedaatu is from October to March. One have to be careful when they wish to visit this place during the full rain season as the rocks will be slippery and the river will be in its full form. Mekedaatu is also famous for picnic activities.

Dodda Alada Mara
This 400 year old Huge Banyan tree is located near to Bangalore Mysore highway in the village Ramohalli and is 28kms away from the city. The tranquil atmosphere of this places makes it a perfect place for a one day trip from Bangalore. Spread across 3 acres, this place have well maintained walkways and a lot of parking space is also available. One of the best short picnic spot to visit especially with kids.
This amazing dancing village is located near to the area Hesaraghatta and is 35kms distant from Bangalore. Beautiful lakes and forest surrounding this place makes it more peaceful and a must visit destination for art, dance and nature admirers. The entry fee for Nrityagram is Rs.50 (at the time of writing this). As this is a Gurukul, the organizers of this places expects the visitors maintain some decency while they are roaming around here.

Bilikal Betta

Around 70kms distant from Bangalore, located in Kanakapura taluk, Bilikal Betta is a hilly area and provides excellent views of surrounding shrub forests, hillocks and can be a perfect weekend getaway filled with little adventure. One have to walk around 4 kms to reach the hill top (can be difficult during rain season) . It is recommended to carry water and food as there are no restaurants on the hill top. There is also a small temple at this place.



Also known as Pearl Valley, Muthyala Maduvu is around 55kms from Bangalore and 5kms from Anekal. A small water falls and beautiful hillock views are the major attractions of this place. This place can be beautiful during rain season but one can easily get disappointed in other seasons as the waterfalls can be very thin.

The most amazing and popular amusement and theme park in Bangalore, located around 28kms from the city in Mysore road that offers huge number of fun, adventure and thrill rides, waters sports, laser shows, roller coaster rides etc., There is a restaurant inside the theme park where one can have some delicious foods. Wonderla is suitable to visit with families, kids, friends and also for corporate outings.
Innovative Film City
Another wonderful amusement park in Bangalore and is around 36kms from the city located in Bidadi Industrial Estate, Bidadi. The park features various roller coasters, mini golf, go carting and many more
Bheemeshwari Fishing & Nature Camp
Located in Basavana Betta Forest of Malavali Taluk on the backs of river Cauvery, this place is around 100kms from Bangalore and offers various adventurous activities such as trekking, fishing, river rafting
Kotilingeshwara is around 100kms from Bangalore located 5kms distant from Kolar Gold Fields (KGF). Asia’s biggest Shivalinga of 108ft and lacs of smaller lingas in the Lord Kotilingeshwara Temple are the main attractions of this place

Tourist Places Near Bangalore within 250kms


Shivanasamudra Falls
Shivanasamudra Falls is around 140kms from Bangalore located near to Malavali town in Mandya district. River Kaveri gets divided by Shivanasamudra island and falls from a height of 98meters.
A Historical place having more than 30 temples buried in sand due to Curse of Talakadu!, this place is around 135kms distant from Bangalore near to Malavalli and is one of the popular weekend destination from Bangalore
Known as the Cultural Capital of Karnataka, Mysore is 143kms distant from Bangalore. Major attractions of Mysore are Mysore Palace, Brindavan Gardens, Chamundeshwari Temple, St. Philomena’s Church, Mysore Zoo and many more


Having significant cultural and historical importance, Srirangapatna is 125kms distant from Bangalore. Daria Daulat, Ranganatha Swamy Temple, Jumma Masjid, Sangama are some of the popular tourist places of this place



Bandipur National Park is around 220kms from Bangalore. Wild life safari, Elephant Safari, Trekking, Nature Walk, Bird Watching in tiger reserve forest, Bonfires in the night are the major activities of this place


Coorg, Madikeri

Madikeri is around 260kms distant from Bangalore and is capital of Coorg (Kodagu) district.Beautiful Tea Estates, Talakaveri, Iruppu, Abbey Falls, Nisargadama are few of the many tourist attractions of Coorg district.



Located around 240kms from Bangalore, Chikkamagaluru district have huge number of visiting places including Kemmanagudi, Kudremukh and other hill stations, Manikyadhara, Hebbe falls, Sringeri, Horanadu temples etc.,


Belur, Halebidu

15kms distant from each other, Belur, Halebidu are located in Hassan district and are around 220kms from Bangalore. Chennakesava, Hoysaleswara, Kedareswara temples built in Hoysala’s style are the major attractions

Yercaud Hills
A very beautiful hill station, Yercaud is around 230kms distant from Bangalore located near to Salem in Tamil Nadu state. Beautiful lake with boating, Kiliyur Waterfalls, Bear’s Cave, Forest are the major attractions of this place
Hogenakkal Falls
One of the most popular waterfalls around Bangalore, Hogenakkal Falls is around 180kms from Bangalore located near to Dharmapuri in Tamil Nadu. Amazing waterfalls, boating, fishing, massages are some of the popular activities here
Beautiful Hill Station located near to Jolarpet in Tamil Nadu, Yelagiri is around 160kms from Bangalore. Boating in a lake, Jalagamparai Waterfalls, Scenic views, Trekking at Swami Malai Hills are the major attractions
Golden Temple, Vellore
The Golden Temple is covered across 100 acres and is around 220kms from Bangalore, located in Srirampuram which is at the southern end of city Vellore, Tamilnadu.

Tirumala, Tirupathi, Srikalahasti

Most popular religious place of India Tirumala, Tirupati are around 250kms from Bangalore. Srikalahasti, another popular religious place is around 36kms from Tirupati



Kanipakam is located near to Chittoor in Andhra Pradesh, is around 185kms from Bangalore. Sri Swayambu Varasidhi Vinayaka Swamy of this place is famous for religious beliefs

Horsley Hills
Beautiful hill station located near to Madanapalli in Andhra Pradesh, Horsley Hills is around 150kms from Bangalore. Scenic way to the hill station, Hill top area and Mallamma temple are the major attractions of this place


A beautiful waterfalls inside the dense forests of Eastern Ghats, Talakona is located around 50kms from Pileru in Andhra Pradesh and is around 240kms from Bangalore



Lepakshi is around 120 kms from Bangalore, located near to Hindupur in Andhra Pradesh. Nandi, which is biggest monolithic nandhi in India, Hanging Pillar, Seetamma Padam and many beautiful sculptures are the major attractions of this place

Puttaparthi is around 155kms from Bangalore located near to Penukonda, Andhra Pradesh. Sathya Sai Baba Ashram, Prashanti Nilayam, Super Speciality Hospital are the important places in Puttaparthi.


  1. Really these are good visiting places near Blore…….

  2. Good Assessment… Am recently visited Nandi Hills, ya its really very cool and marvelous tourist place.

  3. Two weeks back me and my friends visited Tirumala Temple… We enjoyed there…. A huge crowd, anyway for us it takes 5 hrs for darshan.

  4. Amazing places, I like all these tourist attractions what u have mentioned…..

  5. Thats a good list,

  6. Its such a nice collection..

  7. muthyala maduvu is not worth visiting, very very small falls, not good roads. may be good in rainy season but big NO during summer.

  8. There are so many places around Bangalore, i’ve seen only few. Thanks for list.

  9. in tirumal temple lost of rush plaes do some things

  10. Very good information. Many of them are worth visiting. Thank you

  11. Really nice collection of places. There are a lot of tourist spots in Bangalore for bikers as well. They make for the best 4-5 hour road trips.

  12. This is also a very nice place to visit..

    1 day trip and you will enjoy.


  13. Nice collection of Tourist Spot!

    Shivoham Shiva temple is also awesome tourist place in Bangalore!

    Here is link: shivohamshivatemple.org

  14. Super picnic spots

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